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Re: Exporting Graphics: Transparent Background?

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg24768] Re: Exporting Graphics: Transparent Background?
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2000 00:31:50 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <8mr17s$1m0@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,

Export["someGIF.gif",graphics,ConversionOptions->{"Transparencey"->GrayLevel[1]}]

will make white transparent. Just look in the Online Help

Export | Additional Information | GIF

will give you more information.

Regards
  Jens



AES wrote:
> 
> Is it possible to create graphics in Mathematica, and export them using
> the Export[ ] command, with *transparent* (not just White) background
> fill, so you can overlay them over text or graphics in other programs
> and see through them?
> 
> (Note:  Excel can do this.)
> 
> Is "saturation" in Hue a way to approach this?
> 
> Thanks,  siegman at stanford.edu


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